Call for Papers

Directions for Authors

The conference will focus on some critical themes concerning the fast-changing landscape in new media communication technologies; participants are expected to present and debate the opportunities and challenges of this important topic, probing how the new media phenomenon can facilitate social mobility, curb ignorance, address critical issues of this era such as poverty, public health, governance, ethical issues, political instability, among other issues.

Authors can submit completed articles or article abstracts. Other academic projects like educational documentaries pertaining to the themes of the conference and multimedia productions are also welcome.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission:
30th April, 2013

Announcement of results:
30th June, 2013

Full paper submission:
31st August, 2013

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Conference Overview


Hotel Fortune Kences, Tirupati
Opposite APSRTC Bus Terminal, Tirupati
517501, Andhra Pradesh
Phone: (91)-0877-2255855
Fax: (91)-0877-2255844

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Tirupati is located in the southern part of india in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located and is known for its temples and natural beauty.

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About the Conference

International Conference

Tirupati, India, November 20-22, 2013

Since the beginning of the new millennium, India has played a pivotal global role as one of the world’s central hubs for information communication technologies and as an epicenter for major social changes and economic boom in light of this new media revolution.

The multinational organizers of this conference are inviting scholars and experts from around the world in the areas listed below to come to one of India’s culturally sacred and spiritually holy famous towns – Tirupathi - to share your knowledge, ideas, and inquiries pertaining to the Changing Landscape in Communication with New Media Technologies and the challenges or prospects of this important topic.

Your proposed presentation (submit an abstract) should be based on either original quantitative or qualitative research related to any of the following sub themes:

  • New Media Technology and Social Engagement
  • New Media Technology Education and Public Health
  • Mobile Media and Communications
  • New Media and Political Discourse

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Organizing Committee

Local Organizing Committee

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Chief Patron

Prof. S. Ratna Kumari, Vice Chancellor
Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam

Conference Directors

Dr. Yusuf Kalyango, Ohio University
Prof. Peddiboyina Vijaya Lakshmi, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam
Dr. Jatin Srivastava, Ohio University

Scientific Committee Members

Dr. Yusuf Kalyango, Ohio University
Dr. Jatin Srivastava, Ohio University
Dr. Petya Eckler, Univ. of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Dr. Fred Vultee, Wayne State University
Dr. Parul Jain, Ohio University

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